Training for Key Workers and Carers of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) - Virtual

Date & Time:

Tuesday 18 August 2020 (10:00 - 12:00)

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Target Group / Level

This training is targeted to LBS Children’s Social Care Teams, Foster Carers and staff in
Semi-Independent placements.


The training will focus on ways professionals, carers and key workers can instil hope and support unaccompanied young people’s mental health and well-being. The training will focus on aspects of well-being that research indicates are pertinent to UASC populations.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course the participants will have:

  • Increased awareness and understanding and of the experiences of
    unaccompanied asylum seeking children and refugee young people
  • Increased understanding of how these experiences may impact a young person’s
    well-being and mental health in the present day
  • Improved awareness of what research has shown impacts UASC well-being.
  • Improved knowledge and awareness of the ways in which you can support UASC,
    focussing on particular issues such as sleep difficulties, uncertainties with legal
    processes, adjusting to living in a new country, past traumatic memories/
    flashbacks etc.

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Ellen Westwood

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